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Our Teeth Are Making Us Sick

May 23, 2017

The New York Times

The left side of Jacquelyn Garcia’s face throbbed fiercely. She had tried taking Tylenol and Excedrin for the pain, but threw them up. On a Monday morning straight after working the night shift as a custodian, she rushed to the N.Y.U. emergency dental clinic.  Read More



May 16, 2017


Adam possessed the look of a performance athlete who was slipping comfortably into middle age. He always greeted me with a hearty double-fisted handshake. “I’m not giving up on this, Doc. It’s just wrong. You’ll back me, right?”  Read More

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The Painful Truth About Teeth

May 13, 2017

The Washington Post

You can work full time but not have the money to fix your teeth – visible reminders of the divide between rich and poor.
SALISBURY, Md. — Two hours before sunrise, Dee Matello joined the line outside the Wicomico Civic Center, where hundreds of people in hoodies, heavy coats and wool blankets braced against a bitter wind.  Read More


Chew on This Podcast

February 24, 2017

Harvard Medical School

The benefits and challenges of reintegrating dental and medical care...  Read More